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  • From: The Doctor <drwho AT>
  • To: discuss AT
  • Subject: Re: [opennic-discuss] Amazon Hosting
  • Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2012 16:09:53 -0400
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  • Organization: Virtual Adept Networks, Unlimited

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On 06/01/2012 02:09 AM, Brian Koontz wrote:

> Keep in mind a T2 runs anywhere from 5GB-20GB of data a month.
> You need to check Amazon's TOS to make sure they don't try to
> throttle you or prohibit DNS.

I don't know if the EC2's ToS prevents someone from running a DNS on a
virtual instance, but 20GB/month of traffic shouldn't be too bad. I
run a couple of Tor nodes in the EC2 pushing 100GB/month each and the
cost is only around $25us/month. I've never seen them throttle the
traffic on any of my nodes, though to meet them halfway I've elected
to limit their traffic to 350kb/sec.

Running a tier-2 DNS in the EC2 sounds like a feasible project.

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